By Eric Mintz, MD, MPH
Team Lead, Diarrheal Diseases Epidemiology
Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch
Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Q: Give a general overview of Shigella’s incidence in food/meat products, how it is transmitted via that avenue and what the symptoms of shigellosis are.